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Norwegian guitarist/singer Andreas Stamnes talks about his own blues way and the local blues scene in Norway

"The blues for me is actually quality of living."

Little Andrew: Groove the happy feeling



In 1996, Andreas Stamnes entered…

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"Captain" Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad talks about Joplin, Zappa, 60s era, his Cherokee roots, and Jesus

"Follow your dreams and put your heart and soul into it because you're only going to get out of something what you craft-fully put in it..."

Mark Farner: The Captain of Free Spirit

Mark Fredrick Farner was born in Flint,…

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An Interview with Italian bluesmen Lorenz Zadro & Valter Consalvi of True Blues Band: Tifosi Blues

"I can recommend to always play what you feel inside, and fuckin’ all the rest!!!"

Lorenz Zadro & Valter Consalvi: Blues Made in Italy…

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Guitar amp pioneer Jim Marshall dies aged 88

The guitar amp pioneer and founder of Marshall Amplification passes away

Guitar amp innovator Jim Marshall - dubbed "the Father of Loud" for creating kit used by some of the biggest names in rock - has died aged 88.

Mr Marshall, who…

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Music journalist & liner notes writer Bill Dahl talks about the Soul, Blues, Motown, Disco, Little Milton, & Bear Family

"I miss the passion, the subtlety, the intensity, the grooves, and the musicianship of those old days!"

Bill Dahl: Ultimate Jukebox

Bill Dahl is a freelance music journalist…

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Bulgarian activist/ blues-rocker Vasil Georgiev (aka Vasko The Patch) talks about the blues from the dark side of the wall

"I got a trouble with The Blues, but The Blues got trouble with me…it’s my life…"

Vasko The Patch: Blue Jean Blues

Vasil Georgiev…

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British blues singer & DJ Connie Lush talks about Jazz FM, BB King, John Lee Hooker, Ray Charles, & Al Green

"Blues will never go away, it may fade but it will always be at the root of all music."

Connie Lush: No feeling, no blues…

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An Interview with Pete Farmer, multitalent musician & craftsman of foot drums: No gimmicks, no fake sounds

"It is nice to have a blues song come through me, rather than holding up inside and poisoning my emotions."

Pete Farmer: Keep Up the Beat…

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Brit author and musician Mel Wright talks about British blues boom, Juke Boy Bonner, Son House, & Big Boy Crudup

"You have to have passion and commitment for playing but as to making a career – get some professional advice"

Mel Wright: Beyond The Blues

Mel's experience of…

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An Interview with Canadian guitarist/singer Richard Carr: Discover Blues music at some point in their lives

"The blues means many different things to many different people. There is something for everyone when it comes to the Blues."

Richard Carr: Artistic blues outlet…

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An Interview with Austrian singer/songwriter Meena Cryle:The pure & natural life is the secret about the Blues

"In the music I found something about myself and I found a healer."

Meene Cryle: Feel the Dream…

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An Interview with France singer/songwriter Pascale Frossard: The Blues is a true musical and social barometer

"It’s very difficult to write in French on Soul music, Blues or Jazz. Doing sound the words in rhythm and find words that sound musical."

Pascale Frossard: Blues Sans Frontières…

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An Interview with Canadian slide guitarist/ singer John Campbelljohn: Be passionate. Never give up.

"As we all know the business of music had changed because of the new digital world. But blues will always be performed and played by real people or it cannot reach the fans!"

John Campbelljohn…

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Guitarist/songwriter Shawn Starski talks about Otis Taylor, Eric Clapton, Jason Ricci, and his blues travel

"I believe playing guitar for me is like meditation, I can really let go at times…and it feels great!"

Shawn Starski: Travelin with the Blues…

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Southern bluesrocker Neil Carswell talks about Tom Down, Molly Hatchet, VanZant, Copperhead, & Duane

"I think the reason I became a writer is because I was looking for a way out with something"

Neil Carswell: Keep the Faith

Neil Carswell, the singer well-known as the former front man of the band…

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An Interview with harmonica player Herbie "Doctor Fun" Katz: Blues is a feeling that we all experience in our lives.

"The harmonica is the closest to the human voice that any instrument will ever be."

Herbie "Doctor Fun" Katz: Keepin the Blues Alive…

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Photographer Michael Kurgansky talks about Ronnie Earl, Newport Jazz Fest, Buddy Guy, "Honeyboy", & Greece

"The music come out of the lens through my efforts to capture the energy and soul of the artist"

Michael Kurgansky: The image of music

Michael Kurgansky, born in Germany…

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An Interview with blues guitarist/singer/songwriter Steve James: Songs are just a vehicle for expression.

"Some people say I play “Folk Blues” which is correct to an extent; but I think its “Modern Blues” because I’m doing it now."

Steve James: Modern Folk Blues…

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Legendary Alabama bluesman Jerry "Boogie" McCain dies

Bluesman Jerry "Boogie" McCain was a prolific songwriter and one the world's most influential amplified harmonica players.

Harmonica player/singer/songwriter Jerry “Boogie” McCain, died Wednesday (March 28). He was…

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